[ExI] the law
pharos at gmail.com
Mon Aug 16 23:36:16 UTC 2021
On Mon, 16 Aug 2021 at 23:48, spike jones via extropy-chat
<extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> Ah ok, plenty of leeway. A cop uses his judgment every day. For years I have ridden a bicycle on the sidewalk in some places if it doesn’t have a good shoulder. The cops see me doing it, we all know it is plenty illegal but they let it go. I have never been stopped for that.
In the UK an increasing number of traffic offences are being automated
using surveillance cameras connected to central computers that use
number plate recognition to put a penalty notice letter in the post.
Speeding, parking, bus lane violations, red light jumping, unpaid tolls, etc.
If a town wants to raise a bit more cash, just install a few more
cameras. These cameras usually catch more strangers rather than
locals, so driving outside your local area can get expensive very
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